[mod_python] It all started with that -DEAPI error...

Sean Abrahams sa at sfsu.edu
Thu Aug 29 13:20:35 EST 2002


I had the DEAPI error yesterday. Running Debian (level testing).

This is what I did.


edit src/Makefile and change the OPT= line to read OPT=-DEAPI

then run "make dso"

then run "make install_dso"

Hope this works for you.


Thursday, August 29, 2002, 12:51:37 PM, you wrote:

WMD> Hello everyone.  I would love to say that I'm not a newbie to mod_python,
WMD> but I've never successfully installed it.

WMD> My latest attempt is on an OpenBSD-3.1 box.

WMD> this server has both python2.1 and python2.2 on it.  (I didn't
WMD> particularly want python2.1, but the OpenBSD ports tree decided that I
WMD> would get both python versions.  :-) )

WMD> Regardless, I uncompressed the mod_python tarball, and went to work,
WMD> eventually recieving the standard -DEAPI error:

WMD>    > sudo apachectl start
WMD>    [Thu Aug 29 13:20:35 2002] [warn] Loaded DSO
WMD>    /usr/lib/apache/modules/mod_python.so uses plain Apache 1.3 API, this
WMD>    module might crash under EAPI! (please recompile it with -DEAPI)
WMD>    /usr/sbin/apachectl start: httpd could not be started

WMD> At first, I thought it was the -DEAPI problem that was preventing me from
WMD> starting the httpd altogether, but after searching around on the
WMD> mod_python webpage, I (think I) fixed that error.  Now, I just can't start
WMD> the httpd deamon:

WMD>     > sudo apachectl start
WMD>     /usr/sbin/apachectl start: httpd could not be started

WMD> I can start the deamon when I comment out the "LoadModule
WMD> python_module..." line, but that's clearly not the goal.

WMD> I'm hoping that I'm not reporting something stupid (other than me), but I
WMD> just can't get this to work.  I've asked several of my "better at UNIX
WMD> than I am" friends, and they have no ideas either.

WMD> What do you guys suggest?

WMD> Oh, and by the way, my system is using the standard apache1.3 that comes
WMD> "out of the box" with OpenBSD-3.1 .

WMD> Again, thanks for any time that you may have to spare.

WMD> Matthew D. Wood

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